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    • A proposal of Energy Saving Schemes at the UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network 

      Kwik Allan, Sacha (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-10-08)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      In UMTS environments the radio access network (UTRAN - UMTS terrestrial Radio Access Network -, in UMTS nomenclature) is the highest CO2 emitter. Is it possible to reduce these emissions? This study presents a proposal ...
    • Amplified warming of seasonal cold extremes relative to the mean in the Northern Hemisphere extratropics 

      Gross, Mia H.; Donat, Markus G.; Alexander, Lisa V.; Sherwood, Steven C. (Copernicus Publications, 2020)
      Article
      Open Access
      Cold extremes are anticipated to warm at a faster rate than both hot extremes and average temperatures for much of the Northern Hemisphere. Anomalously warm cold extremes can affect numerous sectors, including human health, ...
    • Analysis of empirical methods for the quantification of N2O emissions in wastewater treatment plants: comparison of emission results obtained from the IPCC Tier 1 methodology and the methodologies that integrate operational data 

      Ramírez Melgarejo, Monserrat Guadalupe; Reyes Figueroa, A.D.; Gassó Domingo, Santiago; Güerecua Hernandez, L. Patricia (Elsevier, 2020-12)
      Article
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      Wastewater is a source of N2O emission that is generated, both directly from advanced treatment plants and indirectly from the discharge of wastewater into the natural environment, due to its remaining nitrogen content. ...
    • Analysis of the eolic harnessing of mountain and valley winds in several places of Pyrenees. 

      Viñallonga Pijoan, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-07-25)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Sota el context actual de canvi climàtic que està patint el nostre país, en aquest escrit es proposa una possible nova font d‟energia alternativa a les muntanyes: l‟aprofitament dels corrents tèrmics. Els cims de les ...
    • Análisis de la relación entre la economía y las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero de la UE 

      Yang, Chunyu (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-28)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En el entorno global del calentamiento global y la Conferencia de Copenhague, el tema de las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero se ha convertido en un foco de atención de todos los países. La UE es la comunidad ...
    • Análisis del escenario RCP 6.0 de futuro de emisiones de GHG y los correspondientes aumentos de temperaturas en la superficie terrestre 

      Portet Pimienta, Paula (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-28)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Este TFG presenta un estudio del escenario futuro de emisiones RCP 6.0 (Representative Concentration Pathways) del IPCC mediante la evolución del forzamiento radiativo, las concentraciones y las emisiones de gases de ...
    • Atmospheric feedback explains disparate climate response to regional Arctic sea-ice loss 

      Levine, Xavier; Cvijanovic, Ivana; Ortega Montilla, Pablo; Donat, Markus; Tourigny, Etienne (Nature Research, 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      Arctic sea-ice loss is a consequence of anthropogenic global warming and can itself be a driver of climate change in the Arctic and at lower latitudes, with sea-ice minima likely favoring extreme events over Europe and ...
    • Bayesian unsupervised machine learning approach to segment arctic sea ice using SMOS data 

      Herbert, Christoph Josef; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Wellmann, Florian; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena (2021-03-28)
      Article
      Open Access
      Microwave radiometry at L-band is sensitive to sea ice thickness (SIT) up to ~ 60 cm. Current methods to infer SIT depend on ice-physical properties and data provided by the ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) ...
    • Canvi climàtic : recursos bibliogràfics 

      Puertas Molina, Miquel; Castillo Mas, Núria (Càtedra UNESCO de Sostenibilitat de la UPC, 2015-12)
      Article
      Open Access
    • El canvi climàtic a través dels informes de l’IPCC (1990-2014) 

      Mazón Bueso, Jordi (Càtedra UNESCO de Sostenibilitat de la UPC, 2015-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      Des de que l’any 1990 es va publicar el primer informe del Panell Intergovernamental del Canvi Climàtic (en anglès IPCC) quatre més han aparegut (els anys 1995, 2001, 2007 i 2014), els quals ens donen una visió de ...
    • Canvi climàtic: recursos a internet 

      Castillo Mas, Núria; Puertas Molina, Miquel (Càtedra UNESCO de Sostenibilitat de la UPC, 2015-12)
      Article
      Open Access
    • CIRCULAR DESIGN: Bees Street, project of smart Leeuwarden 

      Sabater Martín, Marc; Salinas Guzmán, Paula Andrea; Josefsson, Louise; Loderus, Thomas; Kennedy, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-11)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Frisian Design Factory / University of Limerick / NHL Stenden Hogeschool / Universitetet i Linköping / SMART Leeuwarden
      [ANGLÈS] The Netherlands is experiencing extreme weather in terms of rainfall and heat stress, caused by the global warming. Very heavy and short rains (which the drains and canals are not able to withstand) as well as ...
    • Climate controls on snow reliability in French Alps ski resorts 

      Spandre, P.; François, H.; Verfaillie, Deborah; Lafaysse, M.; Déqué, M.; Eckert, N.; George, E.; Morin, S. (Nature Research, 2019-05-29)
      Article
      Open Access
      Ski tourism is a major sector of mountain regions economy, which is under the threat of long-term climate change. Snow management, and in particular grooming and artificial snowmaking, has become a routine component of ski ...
    • Com reduir els gasos amb efecte d'hivernacle en el sector de l'edificació? 

      Pagès Ramon, Anna (Generalitat de Catalunya. Departament de Medi Ambient i Habitatge, 2009-04)
      Part of book or chapter of book
      Open Access
    • ¿Cómo reducir los gases de efecto invernadero en el sector de la edificación? 

      Pagès Ramon, Anna (2009-04)
      Part of book or chapter of book
      Open Access
    • Determining the anthropogenic greenhouse gas contribution to the observed intensification of extreme precipitation 

      Paik, Seungmok; Min, Seung‐Ki; Zhang, Xuebin; Donat, Markus; King, Andrew D.; Sun, Qiaohong (Wiley, 2020)
      Article
      Open Access
      This study conducts a detection and attribution analysis of the observed changes in extreme precipitation during 1951–2015. Observed and CMIP6 multimodel simulated changes in annual maximum daily and consecutive 5‐day ...
    • Development of an updated global land in situ‐based data set of temperature and precipitation extremes: HadEX3 

      Dunn, Rober J. H.; Alexander, Lisa V.; Donat, Markus; Zhang, Xuebin; Bador, Margot; Herold, Nicholas; Lippmann, Tanya; Allan, Rob; Aguilar, Enric; Barry, Abdoul Aziz; Brunet, Manola; Caesar, John; Chagnaud, Guillaume; Cheng, Vincent; Cinco, Thelma; Durre, Imke; Guzman, Rosaline, de; Htay, Tin Mar; Wan Ibadullah, Wan Maisarah; Ibrahim, Muhammad Khairul Izzat Bin; Khoshkam, Mahbobeh; Kruger, Andries; Kubota, Hisayuki; Leng, Tan Wee; Lim, Gerald; Li‐Sha, Lim; Marengo, Jose; Mbatha, Sifiso; McGree, Simon; Menne, Matthew; Skansi, Maria de los Milagros; Ngwenya, Sandile; Nkrumah, Francis; Oonariya, Chalump; Pabon‐Caicedo, Jose Daniel; Panthou, Gérémy; Pham, Cham; Rahimzadeh, Fatemeh; Ramos, Andrea; Salgado, Ernesto; Salinger, Jim; Sané, Youssouph; Sopaheluwakan, Ardhasena; Srivastava, Arvind; Sun, Ying; Timbal, Bertrand; Trachow, Nichanun; Trewin, Blair; Schrier, Gerard, van der; Vazquez‐Aguirre, Jorge; Vasquez, Ricardo; Villarroel, Claudia; Vincent, Lucie; Vischel, Theo; Vose, Russ; Yussof, Mohd Noor'Arifin Bin Hj (Wiley, 2020-07)
      Article
      Open Access
      We present the second update to a data set of gridded land‐based temperature and precipitation extremes indices: HadEX3. This consists of 17 temperature and 12 precipitation indices derived from daily, in situ observations ...
    • DMS emissions from the Arctic marginal ice zone 

      Galí, Martí; Lizotte, Martine; Kieber, David J.; Randelhoff, Achim; Hussherr, Rachel; Xue, Lei; Dinasquet, Julie; Babin, Marcel; Rehm, Eric; Levasseur, Maurice (University of California Press, 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      Phytoplankton blooms in the Arctic marginal ice zone (MIZ) can be prolific dimethylsulfide (DMS) producers, thereby influencing regional aerosol formation and cloud radiative forcing. Here we describe the distribution of ...
    • EC-Earth3-AerChem: a global climate model with interactive aerosols and atmospheric chemistry participating in CMIP6 

      van Noije, Twan; Bergman, Tommi; Le Sager, Philippe; O'Donnell, Declan; Makkonen, Risto; Gonçalves Ageitos, María; Döscher, Ralf; Fladrich, Uwe; von Hardenberg, Jost; Keskinen, Jukka-Pekka; Korhonen, Hannele; Laakso, Anton; Myriokefalitakis, Stelios; Ollinaho, Pirkka; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos; Reerink, Thomas; Schrödner, Roland; Wyser, Klaus; Yang, Shuting (2021-09-13)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper documents the global climate model EC-Earth3-AerChem, one of the members of the EC-Earth3 family of models participating in the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 6 (CMIP6). EC-Earth3-AerChem has ...
    • El calentamiento global 

      Barceló Garcia, Miquel (2005-12)
      Article
      Open Access